Police commissioner, skinhead, vicar – Anna Brüggemann is one of the most versatile actresses in Germany. She played her first role in the television film 'Virus X' at the age of fifteen. Numerous roles in tv and feature films followed, like “Anatomy”, “Das Dorf der Mörder”, “Sometime in August”, “Kommissarin Lucas” or for example “Heil”.
Anna Brüggemann does not restrict herself to acting only and has established herself as a successful screenwriter. Together with her brother, the director Dietrich Brüggemann, she wrote “Nine scenes “, “Run, if you can“ as well as “Move“, to name a few.
This collaboration has brought the siblings several awards at the film festival Berlinale. Among these the Silver Bear in the category “Best Screenplay“ and the “Prize of the Ecumenical Jury“ for the feature film “Stations of the Cross”.
2016 Anna Brüggemann wrote the screenplay for „When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit“ based on the novel by Judith Kerr. In 2017 she played the leading role in the highly popular german TV series “Tatort” for the episode “There Will Be Millions”. In June 2017 she joined the Grand Jury of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2017.
2018 Anne Brüggemann shot the television movies „Polizeiruf 110 – Kindeswohl“ as well as "Tatort - Ausser Kontrolle“ followed by the role of author and suffragette Clara Zetkin in “Defiance. Three Women and the Vote” under the direction of Beate Thalberg.
Furthermore she played the leading role in the cinema movie „Nö“ under the direction of Dietrich Brüggemann. Anna Brüggemann and the director wrote the script together for the movie. Then followed the shooting of the ZDF movie "Das Unwort" at the side of Iris Berben and Devid Striesow.